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Fashionista Worms and Goats

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

The image below shows a dress from Valentino’s Resort ’16 collection described as “bohemian exoticism with the volatile glamour of a garden party. This romantic and whimsical gown is cut from wispy silk-organza with long sleeves and a floor-sweeping hem.” Continue reading “Fashionista Worms and Goats” »

Nylon: Synthetic Fiber Becomes a Market Success

Posted on July 15th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

In the beginning, it was mostly about women’s stockings. As the early 20th century progressed, women’s hemlines were getting shorter, and old-fashioned undergarments were going out of style. Continue reading “Nylon: Synthetic Fiber Becomes a Market Success” »